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Dr. Uma Karjigi

Dr. Uma Karjigi

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15 Years Experience Overall  (5 years as specialist)

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Dr. Uma Karjigi is a Rheumatologist currently practicing in Bangalore. She helps people with the diagnosis and treatment of arthritis and other diseases of the joints, muscles, bones, and connective tissue. Her passion towards her field of practice motivates Dr. Uma to attend various conferences and workshops held in the country. She is also a member of several prestigious associations and societies that are related to the field of Rheumatology.

Banashankari 2nd Stage, Bangalore

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3/2, 27th Cross, Monotype Road, K. R. Road Dead End, Landmark: Next to Brigade Software Park, Bangalore

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04:00 - 05:00


Jayanagar, Bangalore

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21/2, Old Number 2, 14th Cross, 3rd Block, Landmark: Near Madhavan Park Circle, Bangalore

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Mon - Sat

01:00 - 04:00

Max. 60 mins wait + Verified details

Common questions & answers

Q: Who is a rheumatologist?

A: A rheumatologist may be an internal medicine physician or a paediatrician who is further specialized to diagnose and treat muscular, joints or autoimmune diseases similar to rheumatoid arthritis.

Q: What diseases does a rheumatologist treat?

A: A rheumatologist can treat diseases like gout, osteoarthritis, chronic back pain, rheumatoid arthritis, tendinitis, spondyloarthropathies, psoriatic arthritis, and lupus.

Q: What are the symptoms for which you need to see a rheumatologist?

A: You can see a rheumatologist for symptoms like back pain, joint pain, rashes, swelling in joints, itching or dry mouth, repeated fevers, bruising over skin, stiffness in joints or back, etc.

Q: Is a rheumatologist, and an orthopaedic doctor the same?

A: No, an orthopaedic doctor can only treat joint and bones related problems. However, a rheumatologist in addition to musculoskeletal diseases also treats unexplained fever, rashes and systemic autoimmune disorders.

Q: Does a rheumatologist treat bone cancer?

A: A rheumatologist is only specialized in non-surgical treatments. Bone cancer can be treated by an orthopaedic surgeon.


Awards and Recognitions

Rotary Gold Medal for Excellence in Urology . - 2009


MBBS - Mahadevappa Rampure Medical College, Gulbarga, 2001
MRCP (UK) - Royal Colleges Of Physicians,london, Uk, 2015


Karnataka Medical Council,
Indian Medical Association,
General medical council,
Indian Rheumatology associations


59628 Karnataka Medical Council, 2001

Trainings and Certifications

CCT - Rheumatology - Royal College UK, 2015
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